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2011 - H & A WORLD CRUISE - THE SUEZ CANAL


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STILL IN THE LOUNGE, BARBARA & HUSBAND CHARLIE ENJOYING THEIR SPANISH COFFEE..

WE SPENT MANY HAPPY HOURS WITH BJ & JACK, PRE DINNER, GOING OVER OUR JUST COMPLETED OR UPCOMING EXCURSIONS

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AND THE BAND PLAYED ON..

BUT NOW WE HAVE ROUNDED THE SINAI PENINSULA, BY-PASSING OUR SCHEDULED STOP IN SHARM EL SHEIKH & ABOUT TO ENTER...

THE SUEZ CANAL..

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WHERE THERE IS A LOT OF MILITARY...& MOSQUES

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AND THESE UNUSUAL STRUCTURES MIGHT BE BEE HIVES, IF MEMORY SERVES....OR DOVE COTES.. OR? WHAT'S YOUR GUESS?

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THIS IS ABOUT THE MIDDLE OF THE CANAL. WE WAITED AROUND HERE FOR A WHILE...

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BARBARA DOING THE CIRCUIT OF THE SHIP...

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THEY HAD OPENED THE DOOR TO THE BOW SO WE COULD TAKE IN THE VIEW FROM THE VERY FRONT OF THE SHIP WHERE THE SHIPS BELL SITS..

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AND THIS IS THE MEDITERRANEAN END OF THE CANAL....

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SOMEWHAT DIFFERENT THAN THE PANAMA CANAL IN THAT THERE ARE NO LOCKS BUT MORE ENJOYABLE AS A PLACE TO VISIT.

WE WERE SCHEDULED TO VISIT ALEXANDRIA FOR THE PYRAMIDS BUT THE REVOLUTION PUT A STOP TO THAT.

I WONDER IF I WILL EVER GET SEE THAT PARTICULAR WONDER.

Posted by hasbeen 02:30 Archived in Egypt

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